n.1.That which fills up or completes; the quantity or number required to fill a thing or make it complete.
2.That which is required to supply a deficiency, or to complete a symmetrical whole.
History is the complement of poetry.
- Sir J. Stephen.
3.Full quantity, number, or amount; a complete set; completeness.
4.(Math.) A second quantity added to a given quantity to make it equal to a third given quantity.
5.Something added for ornamentation; an accessory.
6.(Naut.) The whole working force of a vessel.
7.(Mus.) The interval wanting to complete the octave; - the fourth is the complement of the fifth, the sixth of the third.
8.A compliment.
Arithmetical compliment of a logarithm
See under Logarithm.
Arithmetical complement of a number
(Math.) the difference between that number and the next higher power of 10; as, 4 is the complement of 6, and 16 of 84.
Complement of an arc
(Geom.) the difference between that arc or angle and 90°.
Complement of a parallelogram
(Math.) See Gnomon.
In her complement
(Her.) said of the moon when represented as full.
v. t.1.To supply a lack; to supplement.
2.To compliment.
Noun1.complement - a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction
2.complement - a complete number or quantity; "a full complement"
3.complement - number needed to make up whole force; "a full complement of workers"
Synonyms: full complement
4.complement - something added to complete or make perfect; "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"
5.complement - one of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response
6.complement - either of two parts that mutually complete each other
Verb1.complement - make complete or perfect; supply what is wanting or form the complement to; "I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup"
(logic)complement - The other value or values in the set of possible values.

See logical complement, bitwise complement, set complement.
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complement fixation
complement fixation test
Complement of a parallelogram
Complement of an arc
Complemental air
Complemental males
complementary angles
complementary color
Complementary colors
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complementary DNA
complementary medicine
Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
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